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US Open Heat Break Rule

By Score More The US Open heat break rule was introduced in 2018 in response to the increasing number of players who were suffering from heat exhaustion and other heat-related illnesses. The rule allows players to take a 10-minute break between the second and third sets of a match if the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) exceeds 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius). The WBGT is a measure of the heat stress on the body and takes into account the temperature, humidity, and wind speed. It is a more accurate measure of heat stress than the air temperature alone. To take a heat break, a player must indicate to the umpire before the start of the second set that they wish to take the break. The player may use the time to rest, hydrate, and cool down. The umpire may also allow the playe...
Novak Djokovic wins the US Open, his 24th Grand Slam of his career
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Novak Djokovic wins the US Open, his 24th Grand Slam of his career

By Score More  In New York, Novak Djokovic was determined not to let Daniil Medvedev spoil his historic moment for a second time. He battled past the Russian, winning 6-3, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 in the U.S. Open final on Sunday, thus equaling Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam titles. This victory marked Djokovic's fourth win in 10 finals at Flushing Meadows and concluded another extraordinary Grand Slam season for him, having already won the Australian Open and French Open earlier in the year. At the age of 36, Djokovic not only became the oldest U.S. Open men's winner in the Open Era but also achieved a remarkable feat by winning three Grand Slam events in a season for the fourth time. Djokovic expressed his immense satisfaction with his 24th Grand Slam victory, calling it the realiz...
Novak Djokovic Advances to the US Open Final
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Novak Djokovic Advances to the US Open Final

  By Score More Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has secured his place in the final of the US Open, the last Grand Slam of the season, where he will vie for the title for the tenth time, having won three of them. The Serbian, who will ascend to the world number one ranking next Monday, emerged victorious against the young American Ben Sheldon with set scores of 6/3, 6/2, and 7/6 (7-4). The 36-year-old tennis player will be contending for his 24th major career trophy after winning his one hundredth match at Flushing Meadows, following a 2.40-hour clash with the 20-year-old player who became the youngest American to reach the domestic semifinals since Michael Chang in 1992. "These are the kind of matches that keep me inspired to keep playing. The Grand Slams motivate us to give ...
Alcaraz and Djokovic Advance to Cincinnati Masters 1000 Final After Semifinal Victories
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Alcaraz and Djokovic Advance to Cincinnati Masters 1000 Final After Semifinal Victories

By Score More Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic won their respective semifinal matches and will compete for the title at the Cincinnati Masters 1000 in the United States. The two highest-ranked players in the ATP ranking will face off again over a month after the Wimbledon final, won by Alcaraz, and over two months after the Roland Garros semifinal, where Djokovic came out on top. In the semifinals, the Spanish world number one overcame Poland's Hubert Hurkacz (ATP 20th) with a victory of 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), and 6-3 in a match that lasted two hours and 19 minutes, securing his first appearance in the Cincinnati final. Meanwhile, the Serbian number two defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev (ATP 17th) 7-6 (7-5) and 7-5 in two hours and six minutes. Djokovic will now be participating in his...
Novak Djokovic Overcomes Challenges to Secure Victory Against Davidovich Fokina in Cincinnati
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Novak Djokovic Overcomes Challenges to Secure Victory Against Davidovich Fokina in Cincinnati

By Score More In a match marked by shifts in momentum, Djokovic displayed his resilience and powerful serves as he faced challenges from Davidovich Fokina. Djokovic's serve percentage stood at 41%, and he encountered four break point opportunities from his opponent. Despite an early forehand error in the third game that led to two break points against him, Djokovic showcased his prowess by saving them with his formidable serves and ultimately securing the hold with an ace, bringing the score to 2-1. Davidovich Fokina, demonstrating his own capabilities, held his serve at 30 in the fourth game, leveling the set at 2-2 with an ace. Djokovic continued his strong performance, holding serve at love in the seventh game. As the match progressed, Davidovich Fokina took a medical timeout befo...
Alexander Zverev beats Danil Medvedev to reach the quarter final in Cincinnati
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Alexander Zverev beats Danil Medvedev to reach the quarter final in Cincinnati

By Score More Alexander Zverev battled through windy conditions to overcome Danil Medvedev with a score of 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in a match lasting 2 hours and 32 minutes, securing his spot in the quarter-finals of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. During this hard-fought encounter, Zverev clinched his first top 10 victory of the season and managed to break a four-match losing streak against Medvedev. Despite facing windy challenges, both players displayed impressive performances. Medvedev, while committing seven double faults and capitalizing on two out of eight break opportunities, showcased his competitive spirit. On the other hand, Zverev's performance was characterized by three double faults and a conversion of three out of eight break chances. Zverev also outshone Medvedev ...